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Allaying
Allay Al*lay", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Allayed; p. pr. & vb. n. Allaying.] [OE. alaien, aleggen, to lay down, put down, humble, put an end to, AS. [=a]lecgan; [=a]- (cf. Goth. us-, G. er-, orig. meaning out) + lecgan to lay; but confused with old forms of allege, alloy, alegge. See Lay.] 1. To make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm; as, to allay popular excitement; to allay the tumult of the passions. 2. To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; as, to allay the severity of affliction or the bitterness of adversity. It would allay the burning quality of that fell poison. --Shak. Syn: To alleviate; check; repress; assuage; appease; abate; subdue; destroy; compose; soothe; calm; quiet. See Alleviate.
Belaying
Belay Be*lay", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Belaid, Belayed; p. pr. & vb. n. Belaying.] [For senses 1 & 2, D. beleggen to cover, belay; akin to E. pref. be-, and lay to place: for sense 3, OE. beleggen, AS. belecgan. See pref. Be-, and Lay to place.] 1. To lay on or cover; to adorn. [Obs.] Jacket . . . belayed with silver lace. --Spenser. 2. (Naut.) To make fast, as a rope, by taking several turns with it round a pin, cleat, or kevel. --Totten. 3. To lie in wait for with a view to assault. Hence: to block up or obstruct. [Obs.] --Dryden. Belay thee! Stop.
Belaying pin
Belaying pin Be*lay"ing pin` (b[-e]*l[=a]"[i^]ng p[i^]n`). (Naut.) A strong pin in the side of a vessel, or by the mast, round which ropes are wound when they are fastened or belayed.
Bricklaying
Bricklaying Brick"lay`ing, n. The art of building with bricks, or of uniting them by cement or mortar into various forms; the act or occupation of laying bricks.
Claying
Clay Clay, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clayed; p. pr. & vb. n. Claying.] 1. To cover or manure with clay. 2. To clarify by filtering through clay, as sugar.
Delayingly
Delayingly De*lay"ing*ly, adv. By delays. [R.] --Tennyson.
Inlaying
Inlay In*lay", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inlaied; p. pr. & vb. n. Inlaying.] To lay within; hence, to insert, as pieces of pearl, iviry, choice woods, or the like, in a groundwork of some other material; to form an ornamental surface; to diversify or adorn with insertions. Look,how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold. --Shak. But these things are . . . borrowed by the monks to inlay their story. --Milton.
Interlaying
Interlay In`ter*lay", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Interlaid; p. pr. & vb. n. Interlaying.] To lay or place among or between. --Daniel.
laying out
Floating Float"ing, n. The process of rendering oysters and scallops plump by placing them in fresh or brackish water; -- called also fattening, plumping, and laying out.
Mislaying
Mislay Mis*lay", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mislaid; p. pr. & vb. n. Mislaying.] 1. To lay in a wrong place; to ascribe to a wrong source. The fault is generally mislaid upon nature. --Locke. 2. To lay in a place not recollected; to lose. The . . . charter, indeed, was unfortunately mislaid: and the prayer of their petition was to obtain one of like import in its stead. --Hallam.
Overlaying
Overlaying O"ver*lay"ing, n. A superficial covering; a coating.
Pipe laying
Pipelaying Pipe"lay`ing, n., or Pipe laying Pipe" lay`ing 1. The laying of conducting pipes underground, as for water, gas, etc. 2. (Polit. Cant) The act or method of making combinations for personal advantage secretly or slyly; -- in this sense, usually written as one word. [U.S.]
Pipelaying
Pipelaying Pipe"lay`ing, n., or Pipe laying Pipe" lay`ing 1. The laying of conducting pipes underground, as for water, gas, etc. 2. (Polit. Cant) The act or method of making combinations for personal advantage secretly or slyly; -- in this sense, usually written as one word. [U.S.]
Playing
Playing Play"ing, a. & vb. n. of Play. Playing cards. See under Card.
Playing cards
Playing Play"ing, a. & vb. n. of Play. Playing cards. See under Card.
Relaying
Relay Re*lay" (r?-l?"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Relaid (-l?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Relaying.] [Pref. re- + lay, v.] To lay again; to lay a second time; as, to relay a pavement.
Tracklaying
Tracklayer Track"lay`er, n. (Railroads) Any workman engaged in work involved in putting the track in place. [U. S. & Canada] -- Track"lay`ing, n.
Waylaying
Waylay Way"lay` (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Waylaid; p. pr. & vb. n. Waylaying.] [Way + lay.] To lie in wait for; to meet or encounter in the way; especially, to watch for the passing of, with a view to seize, rob, or slay; to beset in ambush. Falstaff, Bardolph, Peto, and Gadshill shall rob those men that we have already waylaid. --Shak. She often contrived to waylay him in his walks. --Sir W. Scott.

Meaning of Laying from wikipedia

- that requires laying before it is can be used accurately includes: theodolites guns and howitzers in the indirect fire mode Gun laying Laying is also the...
- Gun laying may be for direct fire, where the layer sees the target, or indirect fire, where the target may not be visible from the gun. Gun laying has...
- Chinese: 張藝興) (born (1991-10-07)October 7, 1991), known professionally as Lay (Korean: 레이), is a Chinese singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. He is a...
- Laying the keel or laying down is the formal recognition of the start of a ship's construction. It is often marked with a ceremony attended by dignitaries...
- selective breeding, laying hen strains are different from those of meat production strains. Male birds of the laying strains do not lay eggs and are unsuitable...
- (Eutheria) and marsupials (Metatheria). The monotremes are typified by laying eggs rather than bearing live young, and by structural differences in their...
- Lay may refer to: Lay Range, a subrange of mountains in British Columbia, Canada Lay, Loire, a French commune Lay (river), France Lay, Iran, a village...
- sacraments and holy ceremonies. The practice of laying on of hands is used in Navajo religious ceremonies. The laying on of hands was an action referred to on...
- Early autumn, spring, and early summer are the primary seasons to seed, lay sod (turf), plant 'liners', or 'sprig' new lawns, when the soil is warmer...
- In Christianity, the laying on of hands (Gr****: cheirotonia – χειροτονία, literally, "laying-on of hands") is both a symbolic and formal method of invoking...
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